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A christening gown of white linen, the front bodice formed by a "V"-shaped panel. It, the front panel of skirt and the hem are embroidered with stylized flowers and leaves with net inserts in flowers. The neck is trimmed with lace. The skirt has lace inserts from waistband to hem and around hem. The capped sleeves are folded in place with a button and loop at shoulder. The center back closes with a drawstring neckline and a button at the waist.
Dodge, Asenath Orne, 1800- (Sewer (textile worker))
Rhode Island (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)